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A Practical Guide to the Design of Microstrip Antenna Arrays

Detailed description of microstrip antenna array design
Tutorial A Practical Guide to the Design of Microstrip Antenna Arrays Roger Hill Philips Research Laboratories Surrey, England A microstrip antenna array is one of the simplest forms of antennas available. The antenna consists of a single printed circuit board with an RF connector and perhaps an absorptive load....
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The Book End

THE BOOK END * Small Signal Microwave Amplifier Design Theodore Grosch Noble Publishing Corp. 262 pages; $69 ISBN: 1-884932-06-1 This book focuses on analytical methods of high frequency amplifier design by determining the characteristics of input and output networks and their subsequent synthesis. The emphasis is on narrowband, small-signal...
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Around the Circuit

AROUND THE CIRCUIT INDUSTRY NEWS * Karl Suss has acquired MFI Technologies, San Jose, CA. MFI manufactures advanced electrical analysis products for the semiconductor industry. This acquisition will allow Suss to expand its product line to offer a cost-effective internal node probe solution down to 0.10 micron. * Tektronix...
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Commercial Market

THE COMMERCIAL MARKET Multipurpose Wireless PC-EPhone is Introduced A wireless PDA with full Internet, PC and organizer functions has been introduced and will be distributed exclusively in the US and Canada by Newlands Oil & Gas Inc. (doing business as Inc.). The instrument features PC functions with Internet...
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Multilayer LTCC Modules

The AN/SPS-48, an example of multifunction LTCC module use in a military radar system
COVER FEATURE Multilayer LTCC Modules Kyocera America Inc. San Diego, CA K yocera America's VisPro Division has been manufacturing a majority of the solid-state modules and transmitters that are the cornerstone of ITT Gilfillan's modern commercial and military radar systems. The AN/SPS-48, for example, is an advanced, highly capable...
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International Report

INTERNATIONAL REPORT Martin Streetly, International Correspondent Rhode & Schwarz Launches Bluetooth Testers German contractor Rhode & Schwarz has launched what it claims to be the first multi-standard tester that is capable of parallel mobile-radio and Bluetooth testing during equipment development, production and service. Designated as the CMU200 equipment, Rhode...
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New Literature

NEW LITERATURE * Product Line Catalog This 60-page catalog covers the company's new line of resistors, terminations and attenuators designed for microwave and RF applications. The product line can be used in applications from DC to 40 GHz with power handling capabilities from 0.1 to 1000 W. All components...
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New Products

NEW PRODUCTS COMPONENTS × Bandpass Filter The Ultra-Q model 50368M is designed to eliminate cellular and paging interference in multiple address systems, but can also be extended to any application requiring a programmable bandpass filter, including VHF, UHF, cellular, PCS and the original MAS bands. Ultra-Q can operate from...
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News From Washington

NEWS FROM WASHINGTON Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program Award The US Air Force has awarded the team of Northrop Grumman Corporation's Integrated Systems Sector and Raytheon Company a $303 M contract for the first phase of the Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program (MP-RTIP). The three-year contract covers the design...
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